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‘Baywatch’ Slow-Running Its Way Back with HD Remaster, Possible Reboot

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the beach… FremantleMedia International is looking to make it a little safer with the return of the red swimsuit-sporting lifesavers of Baywatch. After sorting through a complex rights situation, the producer/distributor has remastered the David Hasselhoff/Pamela Anderson-starring series into HD and will begin shopping the upgraded […]

American Idol Gets ABC’s Season 2 Vote; Ryan Seacrest, Judges Returning

Looks like America voted, ABC, and you have… a winner on your hands! The network announced on Friday that singing competition series American Idol would be returning for a second season, with Ryan Seacrest and judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie also set to return. According to Deadline Hollywood, the announcement comes as a positive […]

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In Amazon’s New Picnic at Hanging Rock Trailer, Time Is Running Out

With Amazon set to stateside premiere the highly anticipated series later this month at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival in New York City, the streaming service has released a new trailer for the Natalie Dormer-led Picnic at Hanging Rock from FremantleMedia. A re-imagining of Joan Lindsay’s classic 1967 Australian novel, the series is directed by […]

American Gods’ Ricky Whittle, Yetide Badaki Update Season 2 at C2E2

After a rough couple of months that saw: FremantleMedia’s highly publicized switch in showrunners from Bryan Fuller (Star Trek: Discovery) and Michael Green (Y: the Last Man) to Hannibal‘s Jesse Alexander; a contentious online exchange between author/executive producer Neil Gaiman and The Hollywood Reporter; and the departure of Gillian Anderson (The X-Files) and potential departure […]

American Gods Season 2: Bruce Langley Confirms Production Start on Starz Series

To say it’s been a rough couple of months for Starz‘s American Gods would be a serious understatement, especially considering their series adaptation of author and executive producer Neil Gaiman‘s novel is coming off of a strong first season. We’ve watched as things got a little nasty between out-going showrunners Bryan Fuller and Michael Green and Fremantle; and between Gaiman […]

Neil Gaiman, FremantleMedia Adapting Mervyn Peake’s Fantasy Novel Series ‘Gormenghast’ for TV

FremantleMedia North America is wasting no time taking advantage of their multi-year production deal with author Neil Gaiman (The Sandman), winning the television series rights to British author Mervyn Peake‘s sprawling fantasy novel series Gormenghast with Gaiman and Academy Award-winning writer Akiva Goldsman (Star Trek: Discovery) attached. Gaiman and Goldsman will serve as series executive producers on […]

Neil Gaiman Signs First Look TV Deal With FremantleMedia

Neil Gaiman has just entered into an exclusive, multi-year first look agreement with FremantleMedai North America. FremantleMedia is already adapting American Gods and now provides the groundwork to adapt any of Gaiman’s wide ranging works from novels to short stories, etc. for television. The deal also allows for adaptation of projects involving third party source […]